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chin /tʃɪn/ n
  1. the protruding part of the lower jaw
  2. the front part of the face below the lips
  3. keep one's chin upto keep cheerful under difficult circumstances
    Sometimes shortened to: chin up!
  4. take it on the chininformal to face squarely up to a defeat, adversity, etc
vb (chins, chinning, chinned)
  1. to raise one's chin to (a horizontal bar, etc) when hanging by the arms
Etymology: Old English cinn; related to Old Norse kinn, Old High German kinni, Latin gena cheek, Old Irish gin mouth, Sanskrit hanu



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